Bird Gods (1898)

A book on various birds from mythology by the American linguist, poet, and critic Charles DeKay (1848-1935)….more

The Hare of Inaba (1892)

Japanese folktale involving a mistreated hare, a bridge of crocodiles, eighty mean brothers, one good brother, and a beautiful princess….more

The Art of Dreams

A compendium of various artworks in which dreams are depicted, including works by Blake, Grandville, Hokusai, Redon and Dürer….more

Flowers and Pictures of the Holy Land

A selection of pages from a remarkable book produced sometime in the 1890s, an album of full-page colour illustrations (what look to be chromolithographs) of landma…more

On the Writing of the Insane (1870)

A book of observations on the peculiarities of writing styles as shown by asylum patients, by G. Mackenzie Bacon, a medical superintendant at Cambridgshire County A…more

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